In discussing the proliferation of platforms in the CD-ROM multimedia interactive game industry, George Lucas said that his company -- LucasArts Entertainment -- is focusing in the short term on the…
Jay Kriegel is entering the world of public relations. The former CBS senior veep has become a counselor to Abernathy MacGregor Scanlon.
For a conservative Grammys audience and board, U2's Bono and popster Billy Joel might not make next year's cut after pushing the limits at Tuesday night's show.
A David Letterman guest shot on "Late Night With Conan O'Brien" and the premiere of "Later With Greg Kinnear" delivered respectable numbers for NBC Monday, according to Nielsen overnight results.
Grammy voters took the risk-free route, coronating essentially mainstream works: "The Bodyguard" soundtrack took four trophies, Sting's album got a trio, and songs from the film "Aladdin" led with…
United Image Entertainment, which specializes in producing programs featuring black talent, is chugging along with nearly a dozen projects in development, including a biography of Lena Horne.
Gene Hackman, who picked up last year's best supporting actor Oscar for "Unforgiven," will make his sixth appearance as a presenter at the 66th Academy Awards, March 21 at the Dorothy Chandler…
There were additional cuts at Columbia Pictures TV in business affairs administration, following layoffs Monday in the publicity department (Daily Variety, March 1).
HBO confirmed that Rutger Hauer and Miranda Richardson will star in "Fatherland," the pay cable network's latest original movie.
Dawn Steel, who couldn't reach an agreement to take the top executive job at Turner Pictures earlier this year, has inked an exclusive, four-year feature production agreement with that company for…